As I mentioned the other day, I am enjoying my Apple Watch.
But it’s not perfect. Here are the two biggest buzz kills.
That screenshot was taken today, June 4, 2015. If these apps and the corresponding Glances don’t automatically and seamlessly update, they are useless. This is not an isolated problem. It also happens with weather apps, among others.
The only thing worse than old data is no data. This is the rule and not the exception with some Apple apps (see above) and most third-party apps. They rarely update before the screen goes blank. I rarely have the perseverance to stick with it, and usually just give up.
And all of this happens within a foot or two from my iPhone.
Notifications are wonderful on the Apple Watch. Phone calls are remarkably functional. Apps, and most Glances, not so much.